I already wrote about how the world premiere screening of Wolf Films’ (i.e. Law & Order Dick Wolf’s) When You’re Strange, that documentary about The Doors, met with such a great response at the Sundance Film Festival. Now Wolf has scored another coup: getting Johnny Depp to narrate. I hear there’ll be an announcement about this Saturday night at the Berlin Film Festival. Every frame of the footage, most of it never-before-seen, was shot between 1966 and 1970. And all the surviving Doors were at Sundance supporting the film – Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, John Densmore. The doc covers the entire 54 months of the band, starting with Jim and Ray in film school, and includes a lot of concert and in-studio footage. I can’t help thinking what Oliver Stone’s The Doors might have been like if only Depp had played Jim Morrison and not Val Kilmer.
Doors Documentary Snags Johnny Depp
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